Eye Conditions

Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month Each month, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO.org) focuses its national public education and eye health awareness efforts on one or more topics. September is AAO's Healthy Aging Month. Every week this month we're reminding our patients to focus on their eye health by reading their [...]

Urgent Eye Care Needs

Urgent Eye Care Needs: When Should I Call? The COVID19 pandemic has temporarily changed our way of life and the ways that we interact with one another.  While North Georgia Eye Clinic is adhering to our COVID-19 Health Safety Procedures,  many of our patients continue to social distance due to underlying health [...]

Be Careful With Exfoliating Scrubs

Be Careful: Exfoliating Scrubs Can Hurt Your Eyes Microbeads are tiny bits of plastic that have been found in skincare products. They're intended to be used as exfoliators to remove debris from the body and face. But if you aren't very careful, these microbeads can become lodged in your eye, eventually scratching [...]

Thanks for Your Reviews!

We'd like to thank all of our many patients who have left reviews for North Georgia Eye! We've earned 4.8 stars from 258 Google users, and 4.5 stars from over 2600 Facebook users; 96.6% of them would refer us ... thank you all for being our patients and sharing your opinions! http://bit.ly/2XTZytg #weloveourpatients #northgeorgiaeyecare #northgeorgiaeyeclinic [...]

5 Ways to Care for Your Vision

5 Ways To Take Care of Your Vision The National Eye Institute has observed Healthy Vision Month every May since 2003. Approximately 36 million adults in the United States have a serious eye disease, such as age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, or glaucoma. All of these diseases can cause significant [...]

Reducing Eye Strain

Sports Eye Safety: It's Up to YouTens of thousands of people seek treatment for sports-related eye injuries every year. Did you know that almost all of these injuries could have been prevented?You need to protect your eyes - whatever your age and whichever sport you choose!Here are the steps to follow in order to avoid [...]

Cataract Surgery Can Benefit Long-term Brain Health in Older Adults

Cataract Surgery Can Benefit Long-term Brain Health in Older Adults In October a follow-up study was published regarding the multi-wave English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA). The study aimed to assess whether trajectories of cognitive decline differed before and after cataract surgery and compare those trajectories between older adults with cataract surgery [...]

Reducing Eye Strain

Eye Strain: What Might Make Your Eyes Feel Tired An article written by Celia Vimont for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO.org) When you focus for long periods working on the computer, reading a book or driving, you may start to experience what is often thought of as "eye strain." In fact, there is no [...]